Buffalo meats intercepted on its way to Burma market
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers have intercepted 200kgs of buffalo meat being ferried to Burma Market, Nairobi.
According to KWS the meat was being ferried from Naivasha before being impounded at Marula area along Nairobi-Nakuru highway.
KWS assistant director in charge of Central Rift Region Aggrey Maumo who confirmed the incident said a lot of game meat from his region is always sneaked into Burma market.
“Our intelligence indicates that majority of the game meat that finds its way in Burma market is sourced from Naivasha and Gilgil and we are keen to contain this,” said Maumo.
He also noted that poachers have been targeting buffalo and zebra meat and their destination being Nairobi.
Mr Maumo send a warning to the suspects saying their days are numbered and they will get hold of them soon.
“There are so many wild animals away from the parks and the ranches and the unscrupulous traders are taking advantage of this to kill them and sell the meat to unsuspecting customers.” He added